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Old Earth Growls and Upheaves Along tha
Atlantic Seaboard ,
Prayers f o Up From the
People The Qnako
Fdt on the I'nclllc Scenes
or Denotation.
The Horror Rnncatod.
STUN , S. C. , Sept. 3 At one min
ute to 11 o'clock to-night another tcriitic
shock passed over the city. Consteinatlon
again prevails. The people camping In the
public squares arc singing and praying.
A sharp shock ot earthquake was felt just
before 11 o'clock to-nieht. Two building
fell. A white woman , name unknown , was
killed by a falling wall this evening.
KIJl.T AI.ONd TltK roASr.
WAsiiiNoro.v , Sept. ! l At 11 o'clock to
night another shock of earthquake was Ml
nil along the southern Atlantic coast. It
was not attended by any damage so far as
can be learned , but It was strong enough to
cause a stampede fiom their Instruments of
the telegraph operators In Charleston , Au
gusta and Columbia , and perhaps other
places. They soon returned , however , and
resumed business. The shock was felt from
Jacksonville to Washington. It was plainly
perceptible in Washington . but not so
strongly as on Tuesday night.
UAI.MKHI , N. C. , Sept. y. Atlt:01 : ' i-night
a well developed shuck of earthquake was
felt here. It was preceded by n Tight mm-
tiling noise. The oscillation of buildings
was maiked on the upper lloors.
ArnrsTA , Gn. , Sept. 3. At 10:40 : p. m.
another shock was distinctly felt. The stieets
are again filled with people.
WiMii.Noro.N , N. C. , Sept. 3. Another
distinct but not severe caithquako shock
was tell heie at 11 p. m. Much alarm was
cieatcd , and many people lushed from their
houses to the sheets.
JACKSONVILLE. Fla. , Sept. S. At 10:03 :
o'clock to-night a distinct shock of eaith-
quake was felt heie , lasting live seconds. It
caused great excitement.
itKfovr.niNd rnovi TIIEFIIIST SHOCK.
Cn.viti.nsio.N , S. ( ' . . Sept , 3. No one at
the Mills house was injured. All guests and
other occupants nicsafe , but it is dllllr.nlt to
find them , thev being camped somowheio In
tlio streets. The people this morning have
apparently thrown off their fear and gone to
work clearing up the debris and removing
dangerous walls. The city shows a scene of
gicat activity.
Tlie local authorities have their hands full.
The piosident has mitliorlrat the secretary ot
war to send here a 100 tents , but more than fiat
number are needed. It Is reported theie was
a severe shock at Summerville this morning ,
but the report has not been authenticated.
Many repiesentatives of leading journals
nieheie to wiltoup and photograph the city.
The situation is still dcploiable. lindely
imiiioviscd tents , constructed principally ot
bed clothing , aie seen evcryvvheie. Jew per
sons have as jet slept indoors , and houses
are descitcd. Thousands have slept witli
nothing but the canopy of heaven above
them. Altei the paiks and public squares
weie filled last night , the Inhabitants sus
pended ovcieonts , bed quilts , etc , , fiom
lences over sidewalks , and man v en joyed le-
pose under open umbrellas stuck in tlie
giound. The moio aiistocratlc
people camped In thdr own vards.
The colored people say they will not
return to their homes until at least another
iiigtil 's ' passed. Mhoy may be seen Liking
their collee and eating drv bread beside the
places wheio they slept. On the whole , how
ever , it may besald that confidence is return
ing and .should theie not he a revlsitallon of
the eaithnuake , Charleston will be in her
usual bustle of business within twenty-four
hours , although inconvenience and delay
will be experienced for months to come.
At a joint meeting of the Chaileston ex
change and Meichants exchange to-day the
followlm. was unanimously adopted :
To all Exchanges and Comineiclal Bodies
Our banks , \vatchouscs , cotton presses ,
wharvf.s , railroads , rice mills and everything
necessary for handling business , thouuli
damaged , are in working older. We tear
no fmher ( disturbance. The destruction of
jiropeity will cause gicat distiess and Miffer-
ing , lint will not Interfere with the despatch
ot business. A. W. TOFT ,
President Charleston Exchange.
President .Merchants Exchange.
The joint meeting also adopted resolutions
to apply to the president andcongicss fora
national loan to aid the citizens of Charles
ton In rebuilding the city.
This morning's News and Courier prints
nn article In which it says Charleston bus
bravely commenced the work ot ictriuving
her commeicial fortunes. The paper further
eays : "Let it not be imagined for a moment
that Charleston is .setting In her ashes be
wailing the loss of millions. A full con
sciousness of the loss is here. It Is under
stood fully that far moro than the earnings of
twelve months were swept away in less than
a minute. But for all this , and because 01
this , Charleston Is only the moie determined
to maintain tlio commercial position it has
won , and Is fortunately so situated ns to be
nblo to deal successfully with every depait-
mont of trade and every branch of business. "
An appeal is made to the city council tor
monetary assistance In the form of an appro-
pilatlon , but the Xuws and Courier admen
ishes those who extend aid to confine them
selves in so doing to people in circumstances
or conditions tendering them now unable to
help themselves. Very little has been accom
plished up to this writing to lollevo the city
ot Its nppcaianco of desolation. Wholofronts
and sides ot buildings have fallen out , leav
ing the furnishing in some Instances intact.
A two-storj brick building on Slate sheet
presents an Interesting appearance of this
description. The lower floor Is used
for merchandise nnd the upper Moor Is
a residence. The whole front fell out
leaving the inteitor exposed to view. Pic
tures and mirrors are on tlio walls and
chairs remain as tliev vvero left by the flee
ing family. Evidently the owner has not
gained the coinage to warrant his ictiiin.
The most alarming toatuio of the piesent
condition of affaire is the shaky condition of
the buildings. Nino-tenths of the biick
stiueturcs are cracked through and through
and threaten to tumble. Cldmncjs that have
not actually fallen are badly careened and
would fall If touched , A reporter has just
made a tour of that portion of the city most
ditnstiously damaged and states that the
structures damaged are mostly lifty years and
mure of age. A single substantial building
was seen which had tulleied mateilally fiom
the shocks.
It would be simply Impossible to exaggerate
or to depict in sulllclently descriptive lan
guage the effect ol Tui day nlght'H vi ilatlon
on tlie coloied people of Charleston. There
never was until within the past few days an
oppoitunlty of nollcimr the public exhibi
tion of mpcrstltlous fears to
the degiee that has existed among all
classes of colored people since the tremendous
deus shock of Tuesday night. 'Ihoy lied
fiom their homes , and as they ran hither and
thither through the blinding clouds of iml-
veiIzed mortar , which was shaken from the
houses and arose again from the streets , they
lilled the air \vlth disnml groans of despair
nnd lamentations of teriiiicd distress , As
usual with them in their funeral devotions
the name of Jezus was most frequently used ,
nnd us If supplicating God face to two they
shrieked out in very helplessness and pathos
of despair such sentences as : "Do , my master -
ter Jesus , havemeicy on mol" "Oh , fevveet
Jesus , mel" "Let
siivo mo , sa\o
1110 live through this night , dear
Ood.D my Saviour ! " "Hold mo up
once moie. then blessed Chiist , my mas
ter , " and other tearful supplications which
Inlcnshied the horror of the situation and
went far towaid demoralizing the white
people who were also rushing blindly
hllhcr and thither. As usual tlie faces of the
white men and women lu a time of danger
was a slt'ht of sudden joy In
the gloom to many a poor wander-
IUB coloied boy or girl , who
endeavored to stop their while friends as
they ran by In the confusion , to tmnpllcitti
that tney would remain with them until
"Judgment was done. " In many Instance *
the trembling girl sauk down ou her Kncca
and spl/cd with frantic energy the folds of
some white lady's dress , nnd falling toex-
liress their terror in wonlsvlth scarcely
moving lips , that they wanted onlj metal
suppoit of a friend In the hour of distiess
and agony.
Immediately after the flist sho"k thoic was
an exhibition of joy. and voices of congratu
lation vvero braid on cverv side , and all min
gled with vvoids of thinfvsgivlng to divine
piovldcnce. People clung to each oilier like
brothers and sisters. In tlie dismal gloom
some lady cried out : " ( Jet to the green ,
cet to the green ! " and almost In a
twinkling the colored people made a rush
for that haven of safely. It seems as if all
Ch.iileslon was already then1. Women hnr-
rlcd along , diagging their little charges by
their hands in all kinds of night nppniel. tt
was only , however , when the oldei classes
of coloied people ariived that a
characteristic scene took place. Thev
lan about In n ciowd with cries of
"Down on your facer "Down on your
knees , mlsciable .sinner ! " "Pray to ( tod.
mvsister , my brotlieil" "Pray ! " "Pray1 !
"Pray1 ! "D'on't I tell you the night has
cornel" Prajer mcctln.-s weie organl/.ed
and slncing and icreaminswas kept up until
dayll.-lin At that time this watchword was
passed mound ; "The battle is over , but
the soldleis must not rest ! " and
this order was cat lied on duiingVedne day
and Thnrsdiy nichts. On Thursday night ,
however , on Mai Ion squaio the sights and
scenes hallcddc ! crption. ! The colored people
ple weie uniestralned and committed nil
manner of i iotons and trended excesses. In
a few minutes they were last a lcep.
AimtrioxAi. DIIATIIS iiKroiiTno.
The total Inss at Siimmorvllle Is "stltnatcd
at STOO.OOO. Two slight shocks are reported
to-day In Charleston , but they vvero not felt
by inanv persons.
EAKIIKjL'AKi : IV r.U.iroilVIA.
( Ir.iiM VNTOWV , Cala , , Sept it. Two heavv
eaithqtnkc.s , following each other In rapid
succession , weie felthere nt midnight
llnvss VAI.I.IIY. Cat. , faept , a A shock of
earthquake was felt heie ut 1'J o'clock last
Mr.nrEi ) , Cal. , Sept. 3. A slight earth
quake was experienced here last night.
Relief For the Sufferers.
CincAoo , Sept. 3. Associated press dis
patches irom various parts of the country
show subscriptions of money for Charleston
sufferers aciriegatlng about 315,000 so far.
Fiom 'Washington it is announced that Chief
Cleik Youmans of the tieasury denaitment ,
by permission of Acting Secretary Falrchlld ,
Issued a circular letter to-day informing em
ployes thatthe rule piohlbltlng the circula
tion of subscription p.ipeis in tbo depart
ment would be suspended in the case of the
Charleston lelief fund , and heads ot bureaus
would be designated to iccelve subscriptions.
Seveial pei foi malices will be given in all
the Washington theaters and places of
amusement for the benefit of the sulfereis.
The Queen Expresses Sympathy.
WASHINGTON , Sept. 3. The following dis
patch was received by cable to-day from
Queen Victoria :
BAi.Mort\i , , Sept. 3. To the President of
the Lulled States : 1 desire to express my
profound sympathy with tlie sufleicrs of tl.o
late caithqnakes , and await with anxiety
fuller intelligence which I hope may show
the ellects to have been less severe than re
ported. [ Slgaed ] THE QUIIN. :
Another Frcnk ol' Nntnro.
CHICAOO. Sept. 3. The Times' Oakland ,
III. , special says : Yesterday citizens of Bavv-
drie township , north of the city , weie startled
by a noise like the explosion of a steam
boiler. On examination it was found to have
been caused by an eruption on the farm of
Christian Lunkenbach. That gentleman
stated to-day that when the noise occuued a
cloud of smoke and dust was thrown sixty
feet in air , in which vvero bits of materials ,
stumps of trees , roots and stones , and a deep
hole was left in the earth which has not yet
been explained.
& . JDavcnportor Relieved of $1,5OO in
CHICAGO , Sept 3. [ Special Telegram to
the Bic. : ] The boldest robbery that has
taken place in this city for some time was
perpetrated hist iiiglit on La Sallo street , near
the alley running east and west between
Monroe and Adams streets , About 10 o'clock
John McGregor , a wealthy stockman , living
in Davenport , la. , was stiolling along the
east side of tlie walk , when he noticed" four
men walking rapidly towaids him from the
rear. They came up with him just as the
shadow of the nlley was reached and ho
stepped aside to allow them to pass. As ho
did so one of the men raised his arm quickly
and with some blunt weapon dealt Mcregor
a powerful blow on the head , stretching him
insensible on the ground. Tlio robbers then
cut open his vest pocket , containing 81,609
In money , grabbed the cash and ran away
down the alley. McGregor lay on the side
walk a few minutes before being noticed.
The police took him to the station and cared
for him. He Is not hurt badly. McGregor
vv as at the stock yards yesterday where he
sold two carloads of cattle lor the amount
stolen , and had evidently been spotted and
tiacked from the place of sate to the point
where tlie robbery was committed. The po
lice have as yet no cine to tlie robbers , and
the piospect of finding them is very dubious.
Another 1'ollticnl Mnrin.
COLUMHU.S , O. , Sept. 3. [ Special Telegram
to the BKI.J : A summons in a civil action
against Jno , C. McBilde , democratic candi
date for secretary of state , nominated at tlio
Toledo convention two weeks ago , for dam
ages In the sum of § 10,000 , was served last
evening. The complainant in the case Is
Edward Enlswander , a well-known young
leweler In this city. Tlio plaintiff charges
McHrldo with having alienated the affections
ot his wife and being criminally Intimate
\v 1th her. The case has caused quite a breeze
in political circles , and the opinion Is given
that McBrnlo will bo toiced from the ticket.
An Interview with leading democrats , who
nro In the city In gicat numbers attending
the meeting of the state central committee ,
confirms this view. Me Bride denies the
charge and says he will push the case to a
The Story Disbelieved.
WASHINGTON , Sept. 3. In thn absence of
official Information on the subject , General
Drum , actlns secretary of war , Is Inclined to
nisbeliove the reports of a light between the
Mexican and our troops who are after Geron-
Into , and expiesscs the fervent hope that the
report will prove Incorrect. The conditions ,
bo far as they have been known , render the
stoiy Improbable , slneo the utmost cordiality
prevails between tbe Mexican government
and General Miles and the foi cos have bceiv
co-operating quite harmoniously. A dls-
pntcti was icccived fiom General Miles this
morniiiic mating that ho would start the
Warm Spring and Chirlcahua bands cast to
day , not to ictura to that reservation , but no
mention was made of the capture of Geiou-
imo or any conflict with the Mexicans.
They Had Ao Fljcht.
Tusco.v , ArU. , Sept. . An ofliclal dis
patch to the Star says the repoit that Law-
ton's forces had a tight with Mexican troops
and that Geronimo escaped , Is without foun
dation ,
LAI Kit A dispatch from WUcox also
states the report was untrua
The "Q'f Takoa the Cake.
BOSTON , Sept. 8. Tlio Union Pacitic rail
road statement for July Is as follows : ? > ct
earnings S'Jil,7-l , a decrease from July , ISM ,
of S31au , The not earnings of tlm Chicago ,
Burlington & Qulncy railroad for July shows
51,1GSWan | Increase of S473ors over July ,
IboO ,
California Democrats Nominate.
SAN FJIANCISCO , Bopt. .S. The democratic
state convention to-day completed its ticket.
Washington Bartlett , mayor of San Fran
cisco , was nominated for governor. M. F.
'J .irpcy , of Alauicda , lieut uaut covcrnor ,
Prince Alexander's Return Celebrated by a
Grand Oration nt Sofia.
The Ilulgnrlnn Ucfoels nnd Their
Treatment Pl.iln Tnlk of OclcK.ito
U'llricn to the' Hull Fainily
Other I''ornlgn News.
The I'rlncp niul the Ozar.
COLOONI : , Sept. 3. fN'evv York Herald
Cable Special to the HIK. : ] I send you tlie
following dispatch icceived by the Cologne
Gazette :
SOIMA , Sept. 3. ISSfl. Prince Alexander has
arrived here. During the night ho u-eelved
dispatches containing the advice ot Blsmnrck
dissuading him 110:11 : punishing the guilty
rebels. The Russian and German consuls
have taken no part In tlie ceiemony of recep
tion. The exchange of telegrams between
the prince and Iho c/ar became known here
this morning. The closing announcement
of his decision by the prince is by no means
to bo icgardcd its linal should U bo found
tl-at n backward step taken now
would endanger peace. The officers
near and devoted to Alexander
are openly opposed to anything like
retreat from the prince's present position.
Against this attitude are those voices In the
piess that regard Alexander's position as un
tenable. Yet in well Informed circles moro
favorable views are held , for example , that
thecoriespondenco between the prince and
the czar must bo judged In the light of Its
total contents. IT euco tlio closing sentence
of the pi luce's letter can no more bo regarded
as a ical renunciation of the Bulgarian
throne than the remark of the czar as to non
intervention can be held to mean an uncon
ditional promise on the subject. Emphasis
is also laid on the fact that the prince's
phrase about Hussla having given him the
crown isenoneous. The foundation of the
Bulgarian state was laid bv the signatory
powers and It Is to them , it at all , that the
Bnlgaiiaii crown must bo handed back.
After waiting in the village nt about eiaht
kiloniehcs fiom Solia , Gadban and several
other persons of note departed for Solia to
cumin- Tim I-UINCE
on his arrival. Prince Alexander wore a
Bulgarian general's uniform , and with Stam-
buloff rode In a carriage that was liter
ally covered with llowers. Half a squa
dron ot guards escorted the carriage to
within two kilometres of Sofia , where the
prince , greeted from all sides with loud
cheers , mounted his horse. Franz Josef His-
desel lode at his side. Tlio troops , consisting
of one batalilon of Bulgarians , eight battal
ions of Koumcllans , two batteries and two
squadrons ot cavalry , drawn up in trent of
the city , received him witli tiiumplmnt and
resounding hunalis. The prince , riding
with Mulkuiolf , Petioir and Papotr , ad-
diessed the soldiers in a speech that
was enthusiastically cheered. The music
began to play , cannons thundered , and the
streets of Solia weie densely crowded by the
eager and excited populace. The ciowd was
thickest in front ot the chamber ot deputies ,
all tlie consuls , witli the exception of the
German and Russian consuls , were stationed
to greet the piince. The Uussian consulate
alone had no Hag Hying.
The Movements in Detail.
NISA , Sept 3. [ New Yoik Herald Cable
Special to tlio BKH. ] The following are tlie
details of the occurrences in Solia during the
past week : Zankoffand Bagdanoll having
perceived thiough the news , which arrived
from the provinces August 23 , that the revolution
elution would meet with no success on ac
count of the attitude taken by tlie
military nnd the population , the
latter repeatedly called upon Karavoloff to
take charge of the government. Karavoloff
accordingly obeyed the summons and tooK
possession of the government August 23. At
the same time Major I'apoff , who had been
previously arrested , occupied with tlie Alex
ander regiment the telegraph and other pub
lic buildings.A .
The situation Is , novel theless , very serious ,
as the lebel regiment and an aitlllery corps
of twenty-tour cannon , aie likewise occupy
ing portions of thccity and are capable ot lev
eling Sofia to the ground. Bagdanoff having
declared that llussla would make a mili
tary advance if lighting should occur
In Sofia , Karavaloff , Pauoff and Xlclproff
begin to negotiate and declined to occede to
Papoll's request for permission to attack the
rebels in view of the thieatoncd occupation
of the city by Russian troops. The min
istry's chief purpose is to avoid the occur
rence of bloody encounters.
of thcso negotiations was that the ipbels
abandoned their position near Solia on Sat
urday and set out unmolested foi Brcsnlk
and Pcrnik , wheio they cnticnchcd them
selves. On Sunday Mnlkurolf matched
into Sofia with Eist KonmcUan
troops , and at present there are
fronting the icbclsa sufficient number of
soldiers to annihilate them. Tin ; rebel chief ,
StojanolT , is alieady bcglnnliu to parley ,
and a tinco Is soon to bo expected. When
Mulkuroff entered Solia , H.uloslavolt had
Already been substituted In place of
The first action of Mulkuroff was to cause
thennust of 100 Individuals , among them
Xankoff , Burmoff. Balabanolf , Banoff , Nlki-
narolf , Panoir and Karaveloff. The last three
mentioned have already been released from
prison , but are still confined In their several
places of lesldcnce. These anests , which
had taken place with such piomptness ,
caused Intense excitement , especially that of
Karaveloff. He does not appear to bo cullty
of the conspiracy against the prince. In
deed , It Is not clear on what charge ho
had been Imprisoned , and the jus
tice of his arrest , theieforo , has
been variously commented upon. The
piocednie , however , against Clement
Bankoff and associates has been approved
of. Bulgarian ofllcers of high lank in the
army , stale that
against the ringleaders , rebellious civilians
nnd ofl'ieers. That these ha\o not ns yet been
binnmarlly dealt with Is duo to the necessity
of using tlio at res ted ringleaders as witnesses
against others. The ministers of war ,
Nlkolaoff | and Itadoslavolf , are expected
The telegram of King Milan made an ex
traordinarily good impression and is calcu
lated to obliterate the previous ugly relations
between Bulgaila and Servla. The chlval-
lous action of Milan was icgaided with
au Intense feeling of satisfaction
and has caused a declaration on the part of
the Bulgarians that they would be willing to
resume amicably relations with Servla. The
Hungarian deputation , consisting of Count
Klcsy and Uattyau , was received amid great
BKIILIX , Sept. a. M , Do GlPrs , Russian
of forclsu affair has arrived hero
fliul vv 111 remain two day * . To-dav he vlsltcit
Prince Bismarck and was afterwards received
In audience by Kmpcror William.
LosnoN' , Sept . The Daily News says :
"Alexander has been alnhdoned and Iso
lated by an agieemeiit of the three cm perors.
Nothing could exceed the humility of his
letter to the c/ir , which was only equalled In
degree by the brutality of the c/ar's answer. "
An attempt was nmdc to wreck a train
ronvcjlng Alexnuler to Solia. When near
PhilllppopolU the engineer dlscoveied an ob
struction on the Hack and brought the train
tn a standstill. On examination It was found
that tlvo sleepers bad been placed across thu
rails. The prince , vv lien informed of the at
tempt , showed no signs ot fear.
A eonlllct between the revolutionists and
the followers of Alexander Is feared at bolla.
The Irish Delegates1 ItccoUlon No
Uncertain \Vords Front O'Urlcn.
DniLtv , Sept. 4 , 4 a. in. ( New York
Herald Cable Special to the Br.n. ] Messrs.
O'Brien and lledmond returned to-night and
received an ovation. They weio met by a
largo number of bands and by crowds carry
ing toiches. Speeches were delivered
from the windows of the Imperial hotel.
O'Brien said they had found thai the heart of
the assembly at Chicago pulsated precisely
like their own , and that there was
or moie determined to sustain and do noth
ing that could discourage or cimVurass hi m
In the giant task ha had undertaken and had
already half accomplished more than Ire
land's sympathizers In Chicago.
If England only had Ireland ,
as she once had her alone to
herself , with nobody looking on
theie vvero men at the head of affairs to-day
mannlkin Cromvvclls and Castlcrcaghs
( Groans ] , ( though Clmichlll was a very di
minutive soil of CioimvcJl , indeed ) , men
who would settle the Irish difficulty as Ciom-
well once settled it They would send over
their Sir Kedvers Bullers , would flood the
country with their valiant runaways from
the Soudan , and. If they had their way , would
and desolation. Thank God thatto-day that
kind of thing was gone by. They were deal
ing now , not with this small Island , but with
the gigantic Iieland across tlie At
lantic , nn Ireland where ft British
coercion act never runs , and wheio
a Biitlsh redcoat never put" his
foot except to run. The Irish-Americans
were"Vciy extreme inch. He hoped those In
Ireland weie just as extreme In resenting
and resisting English rule in Ireland.
The proceedings anu resolutions nt the
Chicago convention , werb the best proot that
could be given of _ tha ridiculousness of the
story that Irish-Americans were setting tliem-
selves"up to be ParneJl' inastcrs , or dictators
of his policy. They were the first to declare
that Parnell and 'the men at homo were
those who ihust judge of tlio
lines upon which the campaign was to
bo worked. They puglit to have heard tlie
cheers with which they nt Chicago received
Gladstone's name , and seen tlio w.ij" In which
Castlereagh , the Hew lord lieutenant , was
hissed. Tills was the wliolo of the Irish
question In a nntsh.eU. Once satlsly
tlie aspirations of tlip Irish heart and
the Iiisli nation would be led by a
BtE ! on the'othqr.hnttd ) try to drlye theuikby.
coercion vVell/ilf lf6'w uld say was , that the
cat of nine tails was naveryot twisted that
had driven them , or over would drive them.
This was the message thai they had brought
home to the people of Ireland : < ! o on as
they had been going on , give n good account
of the Churchills , the Beaches , the , Bullers ,
and the rest of the bull family , who came
over there to govern them against their will.
"Go on and I promise you , " said thq speaker
in conclusion , "on the part of those civilians
In America that they never will spaio their
treasure aye or if chance ofTcif , they
Goon until the great light is ended In tlie in
dependence of our land 'We have troublous
times before us. ou have had bad times
which have tried your mettle. Well , wo will
sing tl.iouxh the cyclone of trouble , and if
singing will not do we will fight through it. "
Mr. lledmond also spoke , and an immense
assemblage paradedhho streets , escoitlng the
delegates home. j
A Protestant , Teetotaler Tullts on
American 1'uy.
LONDON , Sept. 4. [ New York Herald
Cable Spwlal to the Bin : . [ When "Big
Ben" was booming "midnight" overhead In
the house of commons , the Irish debate
sprang up , during which , for tlio Hrst time ,
tlio subject of the charge against Irish
members receiving American pay came
up directly. Jeremiah Jordan , a protestant
teetotaler and tenant farmer and a member
forEunsikellen , who both looks and speaks
whimsically , during his speech said : Tin ;
honorable and gallant member for Noith
Armagh , Colonel S.xundcrson , taunted the
Iilsh party witli having their oiganizatlon
sustained by American gold. Why , gold
was the most powerful factor in Kngland
( Laughter ) in ail political struggles , and it
was simply because Irish members had got
the gold that they were able to light Kngland.
with her own Instrument nnd her own tools
( Home inle cheers. ) It was because they
had the gold that ho Hist joined the land
league. [ Loud laughter , I Ho wart glad to
see the house so happy. [ Laiuhter.1 In t'io
noith of Ireland , before the establishment of
the land league , there were u few scattered
tenant-rights associations , which , 'through
want of money , were quite In
effective to do battle with the host of land
lords , bailiffs and aentjj in that paitof the
country. But when the hind lea uo was
founded their Amerlcun'bretliien sent them
gold , and so he tluew lajils lot with the or
ganisations , [ much laii.jhter ] which had the
means and the poNyoj to do battle with
tyranny and the pressure of landlordism.
[ Homo rule cheers ] The hnnornblu and
gallant contleminj member for North
Aimagh oalil : It ! was a dis
grace to ba ; ai thn houia at
the expense of otlur people. Ho denied that
ho was there at the expaasa of other people ,
but If ho were , he vvoulil ba maintained and
supported there , not by foreign money , but
by the subscriptions' his brothers and
uncles [ lauilitt-rj ln'Aiifrici ) , and ho should
bo proud of It , [ Home rule chezrs.l
Ho would rather tbo maintained
from such a source" than from money
wrung by Iilsh landlords from tlio misery ,
poverty and hate of their poor tenants.
( Homo rule cheering ) . Honorable gentle
men In that house were supported by the
money of other ponle , and what ho particu
larly complained of was that Iilsh landlords ,
who made their money In Iielmd , did not
spend It there , but epyat U lu London , on the
continent or In tha Holy Land. ( Liughtcrj ,
ACIuc.iRO Man' * H.trugRlefor IHsAVlfe
ami'Children. .
QUEENSTOVVN , Sept , 4 , [ New Tork Her
ald Cable Special , to the BEK ] An occur *
re n co of tlie most fnunlar cnaracter and of
an exceedingly p.iinful nature took place to-
ulght about thu stu-im tender , which con
veyed the passengers to Queenstovvn fiom
; ho White Star steamer Biittanlca , which
md arrived from Now York. Among the sa-
oonpnssengeis transferied to the tendervvas
n young American lady named Mrs.
Abbey Parwell Keiry. She was accompanied
jy her four children and a maid , and also by
icr lawjor , Mr. George Westover , of Chic
ago. These all repaired to the cabin of the
tender , and woio just seated when a gentle
manly-dressed Individual rushed in and
claimed the clillilionns his. Hethcn turned to
the lawyer , and having accused him of tun
ning away with his wife and children ,
and dashed him to the floor. Mr * . Perry and
the children screamed. Meanwhile the law
yer had gained his feet and a stiuggle en
sued , the lawyer eventually succeeding In
overpowering his adversary. A de
tective oflicer who was aboaid , with
the assistance of others , separated
Iho combatants. The gentlennn who at
tacked the lawyer excitedly explained that he
was Mrs. Kerry's husband , and that they all
belonged to Chicago. Ho Had been in Qneens-
town for tlie past tew days awaiting the Urlt-
lanlca. Liw > er Westover stated that
lie called on the lady to see her
father who resides in Cannon sheet ,
London , to liavo a consultation with him , as
Mr. Feiryhad abnseil his wife and children.
Mis. Kerry declines to have an j thing to say
to her husband. On lauding here , the entire
paity proceeded to the Queen's hotel , Mr.
Westover stating that ho proposed to have
tlio case submitted to the American consul
in London.
The ftritlsh Squadron Coining.
OTTAWA , Sept , 3. A dispatch to the effect
that six imperial war ships are on tlieir way
to Halifax to assist in enforcing the fishery
clauses of 1812 Is discredited at the slate and
navy department. Such a force for such n
purpose. It is said , would bo probably a waste
of means. Very likely the British squadron
is on its way , as usual at this time of year , to
those waters.
Ills EntliiiRinKtlc Kecoptloii Jlowo
and Weaver on Hand.
BnATinci : , Neb , , Sept , 3. ISpsclal Tele
gram to the Br.E. I Senator Van Wyck ad
dressed a laige and enthusiastic audience
hero this evening on the Issues of the day.
The address was listened to with marked at
tention , nnd lie voiced the sentiments of the
audience with his Ideas on the labor and cap
ital and the grasping power of corporations.
Judge A. J. Weaver and Church Howe
were both hero to-day. Church Is profuse In
promises and has tried to mike a tie-up with
every man In town who Is a candidate for
any state or district ofllcc. It is generally
thought that Colby will try to deliver the
delegations of this county to the slick-
tongucu politician from Ncmaha. and it so ,
ho will find the goods hard to deliver.
Judge Weaver has many stiong friends
In this county , who will stand by him to the
end. The south p.ut of the county in par
ticular will not lorget his work in getting
the bill passed for the lOllet of settlers on
the Otoe icservations.
Iowa IJrifr.ide Organization.
MAQUOKIVTA , Iowa , Sept. : J [ Special Tel-
grain to the Uii : : . ] The icpresentatlves of
the Iowa biigndeol the Httecnth army corps
met here to-day and perfected a brigade or
ganization , electing Gencial John WilliamSon -
Son ; of'Now York city , president for the en-
finlilfT'yeanThis biicadc was/oiiiposed of1
the Kouith , Ninth , Twenty-lifth , Twenty-
sixth , Thirtieth and Thirty-first Iowa
regiments , and with the exception
of Crocker's brigade was tne
only Iowa bngado composed exclusively of
Iowa troops. It Is intended to perfect an
organl/ation shall equal in spirit and
pride the famous Iron brigade of Wisconsin
or the Crocker brigade ot Iowa.
At the reunion of veterans of eastern Iowa
here to-dav there was also a prize drill be
tween the Goveinor's Grays of Dnuiuiiie and
Company B of Davenport , which was won by
the latter.
Display of Priilt.
DEsMoiNiis , la. , Sept , 3. [ Special Tcle-
giamtotho BIE. ] Tiio fall meeting of the
State Horticultural society was held at Ames
to-dav. About foi ty prominent horticultur
ists of the state were present. The fruits
on exhibition , particularly grapes and plums ,
were pf an unusual line quality , and the
piomlse of a good fruit year is excellent
Iowa's Champion Pair.
DCS MOINES , Sept 3. The state fair
opened in this city to-day , with moro entiles
than ever before and liner accommodations.
U lie new fairgrounds are now in readiness
and the exhibit promises to be the lluest ever
given In tlio state.
Deer-Stalking Democrats.
SAUANAC INN , N. Y. , Septs. After an
absence of four dajs. President Cleveland
and paity rctuincd to Saranac to-night
They had a most enjoyable time on the Upper
Lakes. Each man had shot bis deer and
everybody was exceedingly pleased. To
night the mesldent listened with astonish
ment and regret to the newspaper accounts
of the inln and sutlering at Charleston ,
which were read to him.
Dcad-Ijnuk . .Democrats.
MiLWAriiKi : , Sept 3 , Forty-eight ballots
weio taken to-day in the Second congres
sional distiict convention at Waukesha with
out lesult , and the balloting will bo resumed
to-moirow. Briggs'distiict ,
in which there has been a dead-lock at every
convention lor years. Four yeais ago 1,700
ballots were taken.
A Tjonchomo Appointment.
WASHJNGION. Sept.3. [ Special Telegiam
to the BKII.J William II. Mong was to-duy
appointed postmasteratFletchei , Sac county ,
Iowa , vice W , A. Itobinson , lemovcd.
Tlio Northern I'a i ; I HO'H Kuril ings.
Nr.w YOIIK , Sept. ! ) . The official state
ment ot the Northern P.icillc lallioad rain-
Ings for the month of August Is as follows :
Ibbfl , 81,17J.y > ; Ibh5 , SU71.U8S.
Care for the Children
Children feel Iho debility of the changing
seasonscvenmorothan adultsami they l > o-
come cross , peevish , and uncontrollable.
The blood should bo cleansed and the system
tin Igorated by the use of Hood's Barsaparllla.
"Last Spring my two children were vaecl-
rmted. Boon utter , they broke ull out vv Ith run
ning sores , so dreadful I thought I should lese
them. Hood's Bnrsaparllla cured them com
pletely ; and they have been licaltby ever
since. I do feel that Hood's B.irsuiiarlllii
caved my children to me , " iliis , 0. L.
TUOMFSGX , West Warit'ii , Mass ,
Purify the Blood
- * '
Hood's Bfimparllla is characterized by
three peculiarities ; Ut , the couilinallnn of
remedial agents ; 2d , the proportion- , the
proren of securing the acttvo medicinal
qualities. The result is a medicine of unusual
strength , effecting cures hitherto unknown.
Bend for book containing acldlttoml evidence.
" Hood's SarsurarllU tones up my nyMeir. . .
purifies my Mood , bharpcnsmv appetite , and
seems to make mi over. " J. r. TUOMVSON ,
Ucglster of lieeils , Lowell , Mats.
" Hood's Birsaparllla beats alt otlitra , and
h worth its weight in cold. " I. lUiuunaTON ,
J30 llauk Bticet , New VorU City.
Hood's Sarsaparilla
Bold by M druggists. 91 j-elx for (6. Mode
only t > y 0.1. HOOD & CO. , Lowell , Mass.
Ono..Dollar . . *
Damp Grant tLo Scone of n Hot Engagement
With the Greasers.
Old Veterans Cntlutsiislristlo Over the
I'ovvdor Picture of tlio War No-
brnskn'H Now llnilroiuls
VntiVyclc Knthnslnsin.
Gathered nt Cninp I'lre.
GrUNn IMvvn , N'oli. , Sept , 3. [ Sneclal
Telegram to tlio UIK. : | 'L'lio most Interesting
camp liios of the encampment weio those of
last evening. At one stand T. S , Claikson
presided , niul addresses wore made by u num
ber of comrade. * , Including ( iiMiural Th.i\er ,
Henry 0. Kusscll , and a rousing speech by
Wlleov , the MciiiloU caipunter. Alter slug-
Ing "Marching Through Georgia , " Major
Clarkson announced that he liailu lot lor to
load to tlio encampment , ami thereupon paid
a warm tribute to tlio valor , elllcieney anil
Rental qualities of .Mr. Brad 1' . Cook. Ho
Ihuii read tlio letter , as follows :
Joit.V M. , Department Com
mander My Dm Sir ami Comimlc : It Is
with iccllng of deepest disappointment that 1
inform jon anil all of my comrades In icuii-
lon assembled that owing to a return of army
disabilities 1 am unable to luiMut for duty.
Please assuio the coun.ules that although
alisutit on my bed of pain 1 am with them In
spirit , and hone each and all mav enjoy u
week ot iinallovcil pleasure. May ( Sod bless
you all. 1. am youis in F. 0. it L.
Btiu > P. COOK.
A resolution expulsive of sympathy for
Ibis most loyal comiadowas adopted ; also ,
one by the. Women's Relief Corps tor Mrs.
Cook , and they vvcio directed to bo tele
graphed at once to Mr. and Mrs. Cook , lies-
olutlonsvcio also adopted by the veterans
expiesslne the th.inks of tbc cucamiiment to
tin ; regular troops for theli attendance and to
the reunion committee and cltlrens of Grand
Island for the admhable arrangements that
liavc made the reunion pleasant and success
At another camp the Paul Vandervort pre
sided. A splendid address was given by Sen
ator Mandcison who , In las graceful and elo
quent way , gave pictures ot camp life , nlirht
marches and a vivid description of the battle
of Chattanooga. General Morrow also gave
a thrilling address , lie bald that this nation
liad the grandest government in the world
and the grandest soldiers ; that while their
achievements on the iMd of battle weio
grand , the grandest thing ho could lecuunt
for them WHS their nullity to control them
selves in peace , and in this camp , vvhein
40.0M people weie assembled , their conduct
had been admirable and blameless. Conmess-
man Lain ! spoke ot the unity of states , niado
so in fact by the results of the
The Prisoners of War association held a
meeting and elected the following otlicers :
President , J. W. Leveriiighouse , ( Stand
Island ; secietary and tieaMiici , J. C. Knapp ,
Meirick. Tlieso ollieei.s vvete instructed to
select a third comnido and form an executive
committee , and weie dhected to procure a
book foi regiatiy and to fiamu a constitution
and by-laws.
The Wisconsin association selected the fol
lowing otliceis this : J. JI. Culver ,
Milfoul , colonel ; George W. lloneysett , Htir-
nett , lieutenant colonel ; John Keith , Xoith
Platte , major ; Or. A. J. Wiard , Silver
Creel : , Mirgeon : A. W. Patterson , St. Paul ,
adjutant : L. O. Webtcott , Swanton , quaiter-
TnoSter. This Idea of selecting military
titles Is more In haimony with tlielrnimy
life than that of piesident , etc.
Nebraska association olllccrs : Major Tom
Majoia , Pom , pii'sldent ; 11. C. McMakeu ,
Plattsmouth , secietary and treasuicr ; Jmucs
I. Shaw , Adams , color beaier. The olllcers
weie directed to iiroeuro a book for registry.
The State Band association selected the
following ofllceis this morning : lrum
major , M. L. Homtleton , Wanoo ; president ,
C. K. Pierce , I'awnco City ; bceietuiy and
trcasnicr , J. 8. Dicknmi , Minden ; life
major , J. S. McGlosson , Camcion ; musical
director , Fml W.relber , llaidy : chaplain ,
W. W. Webster. Broken Bow. The oillceis
were dliected to advertise for bids Irom
towns ami cities for inducements for holding
a band touinamcnt , at which prizes will be
olfored tor most pioiiclent bands. At the
bour appointed for the baud contest , one of
tlieolliceis of tlie association stated to the
Br.K rcpoi ter that the contest had been In
definitely postponed because no money hud
been raised to otter as a prize.
The great event of the day and of the re
union , to many , was the sham b.Utlo on the
grounds tills afternoon. ( ! reut ciowdscame
Hundreds ot miles to witness It , and the spec
tators exceeded in numbers by onc-tliiidthoso
ot previous days. The battle was planned by
( leneial Moriow , who assigned to the two ar
mies the following commanding generals :
To the .Mexicans , Colonel Daggett , ot the Second
end United States Intantry ; to the Ameri
cans , Major Boyle , Twenty-lint JJnited
States Infantry. The following hoops were
encaged : Second United Slates infantry ,
Colonel DaggGtt commanding ; Twentv-lirst
"United States infantiy , Major W. 11. Uoylo
comm.uidhn : ; battery I1' , Second United
States aitillerj , Colonel Woodruff ; adelatch-
mejit battery , by Captain K. Coibln , ot Grand
Island ; tlio Shelton Xouave.s , under com
mand of Captain Hedges ; the veteians
lopiescntlng the Grand Atmy ot the Hepnb-
lie numbered about one thousand men , di
vided Into two divisions , one commanded by
Colonel Dudley , U. S , A. , the oilier by Major
II. C. Itusspll , ol Schn'yler. These veterans
vtcro placed on the right and lett of the regu
lar troops. The battle , as Gciicinl Moirow
explained it to a repot tcr of tlio BKB , was not
meant as the lepiesentation ot any luiticiilar
battle , "but , " as the general said , -'it is a bat
tle that was to have been lought If there had
boon n wai between the United States nnd
Mexico. "
The battle opened with n spirited aitlllery
duct between battery F , Second United
States aitlllery , on the American side , and a
toui-gun b.ittoryon thopaitot the Mexicans.
This battciy wau commanded by Captain
Uorrance. As dlsehaigo after discharge
sounded , and the UIIIOKO tolled In heavy
toldsovci UK Held , the scene was so lealistic
as to elicit ticmendous chcciing
liom the thousands of old holdlcr *
who stood on the outsl.Irts of
the liold asbpectatois. The next scone In the
drama was the npncmancu on the Held of a
light battery , heavily Mipj > oiled by infantry.
The msh ot this battciy to the center ol the
Held , nnd the laiiid manner with which it WHS
unlimbcicd and hinnght into notion , excited
the crowd of spectators to almost lover bent.
But immediately them issued from the oppo-
situ side of the Held of battle it large body of
Infantry whoso duty it W.IH to capture or
silence the audacious battery. AH it moved
in double tlmoacioss the held the imnumso
airtlenco seemed to hold their bicath as if
waiting in expectancy tor a fearful event.
When within a tew hundred ymds of the hat-
ttiy the Infantry opened mo , nnd then
Urn mingled lear of cannon and musketry
tilled thoairvvltu a volnmu of sound that
was fairly deafening. Atluiutli the bravo
battery was forced to limber ui > and ictrcat.
followed by the assaulting column.
This war the sUiial lor tlio battle , nf
which all foimcr movements had bean but
the prelude. The lirliu was rapid on the
juit of both the aitilleiy mid the Inlantry.
The scene was almost too icallHtic for a sham
battle. Tlie chaigcs and counter charges ,
the cheers of the combatants , which found
an echo In thochceis litim the thousands of
spectators ; tlm dceu tones of Urn cannon ,
the continuous rattle of thu musketiy , the
men falling at cvoiy dlscluige , the smoke
rolling In clouds over tlie Held , the gioupi
of mounted olliccis , madoa scene which no
onn who wltnu-HOil It will evvr t'uivct.
The light was hotly contested. Every Inch
of thu Held wan maintained by the Mexicans
with the utmost btubbouinesi. lint little by
little the Mexican line yielded. At times the
two armies wuio within fifty yards of each
other , and the smoke BO ob'cuied the lidd
that the men and hoi sob could bcaicely bo
seen. Nothing was heaiu but the roar of the
battle. The spectators were literally wild with
excitement. Men and women spiang to
their feet and cheered and waved their hand
kerchiefs. At length the Mexican llijo wai
forced back to the veigouf the Hold itnd re
This was the end ol such A bene as \\-\J
never wltnp ed befoi-o In Nebraska , and
which \\illboloin ; remembered bvnll wliossw
It. The battle Held \N as u ) > posed to be near a
rl\cr and a gunboat was under command ot
Hon. W. K. Michaels of ( iiand Island , who
made his \cssel do good sen Ire for the Mexi
cans during the battle. It was Intended to
have a on the ldeof the Amci leans ,
but the u's cl did not make its nppcatanco In
It was hoped that the cnracementonld
bo fought without accidents but this was not
to biWliile the opposing foiros were closely
Piictppil , Dr. Scott , of. st. Paul , attempted to
order a withdrawal and was shot in the
shoulder with a blnitk eartildire at eloso
lange. The same shot aKo severely Imtncil
aneyoot I ) . It. Hamilton , of Grand Islahd.
The i mi li\p : \ * aie se\cre , but It Is hopetl
thev will not lesult seriously.
While the audience wus still on the grounds
battery V gave M drill by sword signal1" .
This ovonliu ttie last na\al ongugement on
the programme occuired-the liuht between
the Monitor and the Meiilmae. A laigo num
ber ale bieaking camp to-ninht and getteml
faiowclls will occur UHIIOIIOU.
Olio of the incidents of last night was a
Hood of rain which thoioughlx dienehed tlio
camn giounds. lteaubediu < serious incon-
\enlonce , howovir.
( Jeneial J. C. Co win \\as olio of tlio
urbane visitors on the giounds this morn-
General Tha > er says ho would rather lead
10,000 men to battle than to tun u big i million
according to a fixed programme.
The naval engagement lust evening and
tlio binning of the ship CongicHs , as tliu
most icallstic ot the naval scones given.
New Honda in Nclirnskn.
WAIIOO. Xeb. , Sept. a. ( Special to the
Bin : . ] Ycsteiday the tiack of the Ficmont ,
Klkhorn Mlssoiul Valley lallioad wascom-
pleteil to Wahoo. The lalls wcio laid across
Fifth stiect , the central part of the city , at 6
o'clock this af lei noon. A large number of
citizens turned out to witness the work anil
gratify their deslio to see the iron hoise enter
our city on tins new ralhoad.
The work of track laying is going lapidly
forwaid and by the 1st of October \\eshall
base another direct connection with the cap
ital city. Wahoo will now become the sup
ply station and the houdipuutcis of thettou
men nt work on the road.
Tobias Castor Is in the city buying right of
way for the B. it M. railroad. Ho says thu
B. AM. . will be running trains to Wahoo by
November 1. Wahoo will soon be icleased
Irom the tyranny ot the Union Paclllc rail
road nnd will experience n healthy boom as
the lesult of thecompctitlon which will exist
Del ween her unions ralhoads.
Ain roil 1111 : OMAHA
FAiiti'ii.i.n , Neb. , Sept. S. Yesteulay wit
nessed a hard-fought battle In Sntton. Lewis ,
School deck , hone Tree and Fairlield pre
cincts of this county over the question of ux-
tendlnirald in the form of bonds to the ex
tent of ST ( > ,000 , to the Kansas City t Omaha
ralhoad , fiom Stromsburg to Hardy. No
question has awakened such an Interest
among tlie voters of this county since the
lamoiis county-seat tight of several jcars ago.
A week ago the vote would have been close ,
with probably baiely enough to carry the
bonds , but dining tlie past few days the oppo
nents of bonds hae been coming uer to the
majoiiiy like allock ot sheep , 'and at the
polls the voters of the live precincts named
decided hv ovei whelming majontlcsito ex
tend the aid asked bv the load. In Kali Held
picclnct the vote stood SK > lor bonds and 68
This means access in the near fntiiic for us
to Omaha and Kansas City maikets. which
heietofore wo could only reach by indiicct
nnd Hia Cut tin Deal.
FKKMONT , JSeb. , Sept. : ) . [ Special to
the BEB. ] Tlie sheriff ol Buffalo county ar
rived hero to-day from Chadrou en route to
JKcarnoy jwith W. A. McMann. McMann
formerly lived in Buffalo comity , where ho
was employed by Colonel Hoe in taking care
of his cattle , in which lie had asmall interest.
While Colonel Hoe was abscyit in California ,
McMann sold the stock , making titlidavit that
lie was the sole owner. Ho took the money
and lied to Sioux county , where he has suc
ceeded In concealing hfs idciitity up to the
present time. Last fall he ran tor sheriff of
Davves county. He Is now under Indictment
for periury , and will bo put on tiial at tlio
December term ot the Buffalo county court.
Injured In a. Runaway.
LINCOLN , Xeb , Sept. 3. [ Special Tele
gram to the Bir..J This evening two parties ,
named Buttcrlield nnd Emerson , who were in
a stale ot intoxication , took to driving a liorso
and buggy at a reckless rate of speed up
Ninth street The result was a runaway , lu
which three buggies were smashed up and
Kmerson thrown out and badlv injured. Ho
is now nniler the care ot a doctor , while tlio
other is In jail waiting a tiial , which will be
lively for both of them. Emerson's Injuiios ,
while serious , are not considered likely to 10-
sult talally.
A Desortlnc Sergeant Naliticd ,
Loxo PI.VK , Neb. . Scut. 3. [ Special to the
UKK. ] Early this marnlng Sergeant Dekln ,
of the Ninth cavaliy , was caught by Gimoial
Brlshln while attempting to desert. Dekiu
lelt Fort Xlobrara yesterday moinln ? , ami
concealed himself in Valentino until dark ,
when lie walked lip the ralhoad tinck anil
boarded the early morning tiain , concealing
himself on the front platform. General
Brishln happened to be on board and posted
thu braknman , who captured him In the
weeds near the Arabia station. Dckm 1ms
been sent to Fort Nlobrara , and will bo tried
for bis crime.
Uiirt County's Treasurer.
OAKLAND , Xeb. , Sept. 3. [ Specla I to the
Bin : ] Suit has been bi ought In the district
court against C. T. Gnllln , county treasmer
of Burt county , by David Fleck.of this place ,
lor 5100 damages lor alleged fees collected by
deputy. Ira Thomas , ot this place , who col
lected his delinquent Ux this spring. His tax
was S.VJO and ho was compelled to pay $0.50 ,
and without a levy on property being made.
.Many others weio served the same way.
This has been the custom In this county , an1
a test case will bo made fiom tills one.
A .Jail Itrnnlc FtMiHirntcd.
Kr.Aiixr.v , Sept. ! ) . [ Special Telegram to
thu Bii.J : : Last night an attempt was made
by the prisoners In tlio county jail to escape.
The plan was to slug the Jailer , Mr. 1) . Wort ,
take the keys and escape. A prisoner named
Welsh requested the jailer to till a lamp fur
him. In handing It to Wort , Welsh struck
at him , but the jailer avoided the blow nnd
struck the pi Isoner with his bunch of keys.
Help was summoned and the * men were
cowed. It Is learned that a constable in
some manner shot at Welsh thiough the
grate after the dooi was shut , making a Hush
wound In his aim.
fiufl'orliit ; For Stolen HwootH.
Kii , Neb. , Sept. 3. [ Special Tele- .
giam to the BKK.J To-day llieio weio m-
lalgncd before Justice McClurg three IIOJH ,
Vaclur Krlst. LonlsKristiiiidThonms IIolou-
beckon the chaigo of cuteiing a partially
unloaded car of fioight and stealing thcic-
from n pall of candy. The Hint named , aged
about 12 , was sentenced to ten days In jail ,
while this last two , iiged eight and nine ie-
bpectlveiy , weio sentenced to the icform
ccliool , and will be taken thcio the Hist of
the week.
For Fort RnliiiiMm'M Improvement.
CjiAwKonn , Neb. , bopt. ' ' . [ .Special to the
BIK.J : Woid ha * , been received that 820,000 ,
has been aopropilnted tty the M.cielaiy ot
war for beginning Impiou'incntH ut Foit
Depot fjeviic Uitfiicil.
CAIRO , 111. , Sept. ft The Illinois Central
depot aiuUuvuu burned to the giouud this
nvenlng , The fuo spread t > o rapidly that
there was no II mo to save tlie baggage or
tickets. Tlie cause IB supjioscd to be sponta
neous combustion.
NKW Yoiu ; , Sept. 8. The total number of
business falliues during the past suu'ii day *
tl.rongl.out tl.u United bUtei r.itd CVuud
v\t.s : I'M.